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  • U.S. Existing Home Sales Unexpectedly Rebound In September
    on October 20, 2017 at 2:21 pm

    After reporting U.S. existing home sales at their lowest level in a year in the previous month, the National Association of Realtors released a report on Friday showing an unexpected rebound in existing home sales in the month of September. NAR said existing home sales climbed by 0.7 percent. […]

  • UK Logs Decade Low Budget Deficit For September
    on October 20, 2017 at 12:30 pm

    The UK budget posted the smallest budget deficit in a decade for the month of September, suggesting that the borrowing is on the course to undershoot the full-year target. Public sector net borrowing, excluding banks, decreased by GBP 0.7 billion from the previous year to GBP 5.9 billion in September, the Office for National Statistics said Friday. […]

  • European Economics Preview: UK Public Sector Finance Data Due
    on October 20, 2017 at 5:29 am

    Public sector finance from the UK and current account from euro area are due on Friday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. […]

  • U.S. Leading Economic Index Unexpectedly Edges Lower In September
    on October 19, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    For the first time in the last twelve months, the Conference Board released a report on Thursday showing an unexpected drop by its index of leading U.S. economic indicators in the month of September. The Conference Board said its leading economic index dipped by 0.2 percent. […]

  • Philadelphia Manufacturing Activity Unexpectedly Grows At Faster Rate
    on October 19, 2017 at 1:17 pm

    Philadelphia-area manufacturing activity unexpectedly grew at a faster rate in the month of October, according to a report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia on Thursday. The Philly Fed said its index for current manufacturing activity in the region climbed to 27.9 in October. […]

  • U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Drop To Lowest Level In Over Forty Years
    on October 19, 2017 at 1:06 pm

    A report released by the Labor Department on Thursday showed first-time claims for U.S. unemployment benefits fell by much more than anticipated in the week ended October 14th, with claims sliding to their lowest level in over forty years. The report said initial jobless claims dropped to 222,000. […]

  • UK Retail Sales Fall Most In 6 Months
    on October 19, 2017 at 11:32 am

    UK retail sales declined the most in six months in September as high inflation squeezed household spending amid subdued wage growth. Retail sales including auto fuel dropped 0.8 percent month-on-month in September, reversing a 0.9 percent rise in August, figures from the Office for National Statistics revealed Thursday. […]

  • China's Q3 GDP Expands As Expected
    on October 19, 2017 at 6:19 am

    China's economy expanded as expected in the third quarter but the pace of growth slowed marginally largely due to measures taken by the government to contain debt risks. Gross domestic product grew 6.8 percent year-on-year in the third quarter, the National Bureau of Statistics reported Thursday. […]

  • Bank Of Korea Holds Benchmark Interest Rate Steady At 1.25%
    on October 19, 2017 at 2:15 am

    The Bank of Korea's monetary policy board on Thursday voted to keep the nation's benchmark interest rate unchanged at the record low 1.25 percent for the 13th straight month. […]

  • Australia Jobless Rate Falls To 5.5% In September
    on October 19, 2017 at 12:50 am

    The unemployment rate in Australia was a seasonally adjusted 5.5 percent in September, the Australian Bureau of Statistics said on Thursday. […]

  • Japan September Trade Surplus Y670.17 Billion
    on October 19, 2017 at 12:20 am

    Japan posted a merchandise trade surplus of 670.17 billion yen in September, the Ministry of Finance said on Thursday. […]

  • U.S. Housing Starts Slump To Lowest Level In A Year In September
    on October 18, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    With Hurricanes Harvey and Irma disrupting new residential construction in the South, the Commerce Department released a report on Wednesday showing a substantial decrease in housing starts in the month of September. The Commerce Department said housing starts plunged by 4.7 percent. […]

  • UK Jobless Rate Steady At 42-Year Low, Wage Squeeze Continues
    on October 18, 2017 at 12:11 pm

    The UK unemployment rate held steady at the lowest level since 1975 and the wage squeeze continued, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Wednesday. The ILO jobless rate came in at 4.3 percent in the three months to August, the lowest since 1975, and in line with expectations. In the same period of 2016, the rate was 5 percent. […]

  • South Korea Export Prices Advance 0.9% In September
    on October 17, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    Export prices in South Korea climbed 0.9 percent on month in September, the Bank of Korea said on Wednesday - accelerating from 0.6 percent in August. […]

  • U.S. Homebuilder Confidence Unexpectedly Improves In October
    on October 17, 2017 at 2:23 pm

    Homebuilder confidence in the U.S. has unexpectedly seen an improvement in the month of October, according to a report released by the National Association of Home Builders on Tuesday. The report said the NAHB/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index surged up to 68 in October after dropping to 64 in September. […]

  • U.S. Industrial Production Rebounds Slightly More Than Expected
    on October 17, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    After reporting a notable decrease in U.S. industrial production in the previous month, the Federal Reserve released a report on Tuesday showing production rebounded by slightly more than expected in the month of September. The report said production rose by 0.3 percent in September after sliding by 0.7 percent in August. […]

  • U.S. Import And Export Prices Increase More Than Expected In September
    on October 17, 2017 at 1:13 pm

    U.S. import and export prices both increased by more than anticipated in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Tuesday. The report said import prices climbed by 0.7 percent in September after rising by 0.6 percent in August. […]

  • UK Consumer Prices Rise Most Since 2012
    on October 17, 2017 at 12:45 pm

    British consumer prices increased at the fastest pace in more than five years in September, led by a weaker pound, adding to the likelihood of a rate hike as early as the next month. Driven by food and transport prices, inflation rose to 3 percent in September from 2.9 percent in August, data from the Office for National Statistics showed Tuesday. […]

  • German Investor Confidence At 4-month High
    on October 17, 2017 at 12:10 pm

    Germany's economic sentiment improved for a second straight month in October, thanks to positive growth figures, strong order books and further improvement in the outlook for exports, results of a key survey showed Tuesday. […]

  • European Economics Preview: UK Inflation Data Due
    on October 17, 2017 at 5:35 am

    Inflation figures from the UK and economic confidence from Germany are due on Tuesday, headlining a light day for the European economic news. […]

  • RBA Minutes: Australian Economy Continues To Expand As Expected
    on October 17, 2017 at 1:31 am

    Members of the Reserve Bank of Australia said that the country's economy was growing in line with expectations, minutes from the bank's October 3 meeting revealed on Tuesday. […]

  • New Zealand Q3 Inflation Rises 0.5%
    on October 16, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    Consumer prices in New Zealand advanced 0.5 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2017, Statistics New Zealand said on Tuesday. […]

  • New York Manufacturing Index Climbs To Three-Year High In October
    on October 16, 2017 at 1:10 pm

    A report released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York on Monday said manufacturing firms in New York reported that business activity continued to expand strongly in the month of October. The New York Fed said its general business conditions index climbed to 30.2 in October from 24.4 in September. […]

  • China's Inflation Slows; Producer Price Inflation At 6-Month High
    on October 16, 2017 at 7:26 am

    China's consumer price inflation slowed in September on falling food prices, while producer prices climbed at the fastest pace in six months, data published by the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Consumer price inflation eased to 1.6 percent in September from 1.8 percent in August. The rate came in line with expectations. […]

  • U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index Jumps To Thirteen-Year High In October
    on October 13, 2017 at 2:33 pm

    Consumer sentiment in the U.S. has unexpectedly seen a significant increase in the month of October, according to a report released by the University of Michigan on Friday. The report said the consumer sentiment index jumped to 101.1 in October after dipping to 95.1 in September. […]

  • U.S. Business Inventories Climb In Line With Estimates In August
    on October 13, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    Business inventories in the U.S. rose in line with economist estimates in the month of August, the Commerce Department revealed in a report on Friday. The Commerce Department said business inventories climbed by 0.7 percent in August. […]

  • U.S. Consumer Prices Rise 0.5% In September, Slightly Less Than Expected
    on October 13, 2017 at 1:18 pm

    Consumer prices in the U.S. increased by slightly less than expected in the month of September, according to a report released by the Labor Department on Friday. The Labor Department said its consumer price index climbed by 0.5 percent. […]

  • U.S. Retail Sales Spike 1.6% In September Amid Higher Gas Prices
    on October 13, 2017 at 1:05 pm

    With gasoline prices showing a substantial increase, the Commerce Department released a report on Friday showing a significant jump in retail sales in the U.S. in the month of September. The Commerce Department said retail sales surged up by 1.6 percent. […]

  • China's Exports Grow Less Than Forecast; Imports Growth Tops Expectations
    on October 13, 2017 at 7:07 am

    China's exports expanded at a slower than expected pace but remained robust in September. At the same time, imports growth exceeded expectations on improving domestic demand. Exports climbed 8.1 percent year-over-year in September, data from the General Administration of Customs showed Friday. Economists had forecast exports to climb 10.0 percent, following August's 5.5 percent increase. […]

  • Singapore Central Bank Keeps Monetary Policy Unchanged
    on October 13, 2017 at 5:46 am

    Singapore's central bank maintained its neutral monetary policy stance despite strong economic growth. The Monetary Authority of Singapore, on Friday, decided to retain the rate of appreciation of the S$NEER policy band at zero percent. The bank also retained the width of the policy band and the level at which it is centred. […]

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